Tag: Impersonators and Impressionists (Entertainment)

How Do You Impersonate Judy Garland? Ask a Drag Queen

Half a century after Judy Garland died and 80 years after “The Wizard of Oz” made her famous, she remains the rare golden-age performer whose popularity and mythology reach beyond Las Vegas and the Turner Classic Movies channel. Last year, Lady Gaga’s performance in “A Star Is Born” alerted many younger viewers to Garland’s in […]

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Facebook Love Scams: Who’s Really Behind That Friend Request?

Episode 7: ‘Connecting the World’ Producer/Director Rolake Bamgbose A lonely Florida woman established a Facebook romance with a man she thought was an American soldier in Iraq. It wasn’t until she had sent him tens of thousands of dollars from her and husband’s life savings that she learned her buff, blue-eyed friend was a fake. […]

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It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry

Some comedians need a microphone. Others use pens or a laptop to generate laughs. And then there are Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, who simply use a basketball. They are better known by their Instagram handles — @bdotadot5 (1.7 million followers) and @maxisnicee (425,000). Each has gained a significant following with humorous and spot-on impersonations […]

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